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Founded in 1935 as a road haulage company, Dawsongroup is now a rental, leasing, contract hire and sales business specialising in commercial vehicles. Its 28,000 assets for hire range from trucks and buses to road sweepers and temperature-controlled vehicles. It continued to service clients during lockdown, while using enhanced safety measures. It also operates in Europe, having established a base in Austria in 2018. The Milton Keynes company is led by chief executive Stephen Miller, 55, and finance director Anthony Coleman, 47.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank63
CompanyDawsongroup
ActivityAsset rental operator
LocationMilton Keynes
Sales £m269.8
Operating profit £m50.5
Main shareholdersEstershire Ltd (63%), Valueworks Management Gmbh (29%), Dawson family (8%)
Staff991
Founded1935
Websitewww.dawsongroup.co.uk

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* supplied by company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda